Yamasaki in the Cultural Center: 2017 Tour Day

Josephine Ford Sculpture Garden

201 East Kirby
Detroit, MI
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Detroit-based architect Minoru Yamasaki enjoyed an international reputation for his architectural vision. Locally he designed office buildings, houses of worships, educational institutions, and residences. His legacy includes five buildings located in Detroit’s Cultural Center. Learn more about him and these buildings as well as his architectural contributions to Detroit and the world in this exclusive, behind the scenes tour. 


Parking: Metered and non metered street parking is available in the immediate area. Paid parking is also available at the Park Shelton parking structure and DIA parking structure and lot. Due to the M-1 Rail construction, many streets have detours and may not allow parking.


When: Saturday, October 7, 10:00 am, arrive 9:45 am. All tours take place rain or shine. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the tour.


Where: Josephine Ford Sculpture Garden, located at John R and Kirby behind the DIA, on the College for Creative Studies campus


Cost: $12-15

Advance ticket purchases are available until 3pm the Friday before the tour. If there is a date missing from the purchase page, the tour for that location/date is sold out.**Please note that tickets are will call and won’t be shipped!** Tickets may be refunded up to 7 days prior to the date of a tour; after that, tickets are not refundable.


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